PSY 3101C: Mind and Behavior I

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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • Citation Styles
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Coleman, A.M. (2001). Dictionary of psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Offers in-depth definitions in the field of psychology and psychiatry. Entries include identification of the individuals (along with birth and death dates) who discovered or originated the terms and concepts and extensive cross-referencing and illustrations.
Reference FB31. C65 2001

The Corsini encylopedia of psychology and behavioral science. (2001). New York: Wiley
International in scope, this four volume set includes concise entries as they relate to Psychology. Cross references allow the user to locate related topics for additional detail.
Reference BF31.E52 2001

Pyrczak, F. (2003). Evaluating research in academic journals: A practical guide to realistic evaluation Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing Provides information on how to evaluate all components of a research paper, including titles, abstracts, introductions, literature reviews, samples, instrumentation, experiment procedures, results and discussion. This resource includes evaluation guides and examples in each section, as well as appendices reviewing the basic tenets of Qualitative and Quan- titative research.
Oakdale Reference H62.P97 2003
Brookhaven Reference H62.P97 2003

Reber, A.S.,& Reber, E.S.The Penguin dictionary of psychology. (2001). London : Penguin Books.
A revised and updated dictionary of terms, the connotations associated with them, and how they are used by various authors. Appropriate for all levels from experts in the field to everyday word lovers.
Reference BF31 .R43 2001

Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms. (2001). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Published by the APA, this reference tool is used to identify commonly used terms in the field of Psychology, as well as to understand relationships between terms. Used in conjunction with PsychINFO and PsycARTICLES databases, it helps to ensure precise research.
Reference BF32.T537 2001

Weiner, I. B. (2003). Handbook of psychology. New York: Wiley
Geared towards both the graduate student and professionals of the field, this twelve-volume set comprehensively covers the history of Psychology, an overview of the field, materials core to graduate level study, professional areas, and items of special interest.
Reference BF121 .H1955 2003

Encyclopedia of psychology. (2000).Washington, D.C. : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Developed by the American Psychological Association and published by the Oxford Unviersity Press, this eight volume set includes more than 1,500 entries, including almost 400 biographical entries.
Reference BF31 .E522 2000

Biographical dictionary of psychology / edited by Noel Sheehy, Antony J. Chapman, Wendy A. Conroy. London ; New York : Routledge Reference, 1997
Reference BF109.A1 B56 1997

Encyclopedia of social psychology / Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs, editors Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2007
Reference HM1007 .E53 2007

Find Subject Articles


Web Sites

American Psychological Association-PsychNet @

Psyche: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Consciousness @

Social Psychology Network @

Classics in the History of Psychology

History of Psychology - Boeree Includes timelines, maps, biographies of significant people, and articles on major issues.

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